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Thursday, January 08, 2004
 
Earlier today we noted the fears of the US government that those rotten and lazy French authorities had let an Al Qaeda bad guy slip away. Turns out we were operating on a surname only. No first name, no birth date, no passport number. What incredibly unique and incriminating surname could this be, you ask? Surely it must be Bin Laden, or Hussein...well,no...

It was "Hai".

If you want to, go to an online telehone directory and see how many hits you get on "Hai". I feel sorry for all of those folks, who must have a real interesting time when they want to travel by air. I also feel sorry for us, since this is apparently as sophisticated as our air traveller surveillance system gets. Sad.

More Orange Alert, anyone?
 
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